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Member Profile: Richard E. McLeod

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The McLeod Law Firm, P.C.
2020 Wyandotte St
Kansas City, MO 64108
Email: Click for email

Tel: (816) 421-5656
Fax: (816) 421-3339

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Richard E. McLeod regularly travels out of state to New York

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master


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Calendar Last Updated: 12 Dec 18
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Richard E. McLeod has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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design elementMedical Devices
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Rich McLeod serves as a neutral in ADR matters for other lawyers and parties over 100 times each year. He has mediated all nature of cases including patent, trademark, class action, professional negligence and malpractice, product liability and insurance disputes.


  • 1979, J.D. cum laude, University of Missouri – Columbia; Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, Missouri Law Review (1978-79)
  • 1972, B.A. Business Administration, Michigan State University; major emphasis Management and Finance
  • 1968, Ruskin High School, Kansas City, Missouri

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Elected Member, Missouri Appellate Judicial Commission (Jan. 1, 2004 to Dec. 31, 2009)
  • Reporter, Missouri Supreme Court Committee on Approved Civil Jury Instructions [MAI] (1991 to 2003)
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (2002 – 2005)
  • Member, American Academy of ADR Attorneys (2000 – present)
  • Member, Missouri Bar Committee on Plain Language in the Law (1993)
  • Trustee, University of Missouri School of Law, Law Foundation (1990 to 1992)
  • Past Member, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC)
  • Member, American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Member, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (past member of Board of Governors)
  • Past Member, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Governors)
  • Member, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association


$450 per hour with a 6 hour minimum. Outside of the Kansas City metro region, flat rates to be agreed upon. Metropolitan New York City area - $5700 per day including all expenses and pre- and post-mediation contacts.
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